Colour Perceptions and Distortions

Where? Ridley Building 2, LT 1.63Newcastle University,Framlington Place,NE1 7RU When? 5.30-7.00pm, 14th May 2019 What? Join the Colour Collective UK for another great event! On the 14th of May, David Simmons and Marie Difoloco will be coming to Newcastle to talk tell us about colour perception in synaethesia, autism, and colour blindness. More information on …

50 Shades of fashion: colour & the fashion image – A talk by Louisa Rogers

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The Colour Collective were hosted by the largest creative hub in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Ampersand Inventions, for a talk entitled "50 Shades of Fashion." Founder of vintage e-tailer Trendlistr.com and fashion communications lecturer Louisa Rogers spoke about the evolution of colour photography in fashion imagery - pinpointing the New American Color Photography movement as a …

Conversations In Colour: Enrique Azocar in Conversation with

The Colour Collective UK were thrilled to have an artist’s studio visit with Hexham based artist Enrique Azocar.  Susi Bellamy, chairman of the Colour Collective UK, interviewed Enrique about his life, work and relationship with colour at his airy studio in Northumberland.  Chilean born, Azocar gained distinction in his MA at Northumbria University in 2012 …

Chromatic Conversations: Science & Colour

This event celebrated current research in the field of colour perception with talks from students at Newcastle and Durham University. Becca Wedge-Roberts (Department of Psychology, Durham University) kicked off the event with a talk that asked "Do children see colour how we do?" Becca shared her PhD work with the audience, discussing how to develop …

Colour in Branding and Advertising

This event featured talks from Mandy Baker (www.sailcreative.co.uk), Michael Owen (www.alwayswearred.com), and Karen Haller (www.karenhaller.co.uk), one of our sponsors. Mandy began the evening with a talk about the importance of colour in designing a logo and a brand more generally, pointing out that colour can drastically change how a word or image is interpreted. Mandy …

Colours and Interiors

For this event we gathered some local talent to speak on the topic of colour in interiors at Northumbria University. The speakers were... Jo Feeley - Founder of Interiors & Lifestyle trend forecasting agency, Trend Bible (based in the Ouseburn) that provides trend consultancy and reports to a range of international lifestyle and homeware brands. …

Colour and Lighting

The colour and lighting event saw three speakers talk about how humans deal with an environment in which the light is constantly changing, how light effects human health, and how lighting can be used to improve our environments. The speakers were Prof. Anya Hurlbert, Daniel Garside, and Malcolm Innes. Their abstracts are given below. Anya …

Colour Tour of the Baltic Library, Newcastle – October 2017

Gary Malkin, head of the library and archives at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts treated the audience to a fascinating pit stop visual tour of his favourite Baltic shows which particularly featured colour. Top of the list included the Anish Kapoor red installation Tarantantara in 1999 before this iconic building was even completed in …